Thomas Chapman

Painting a Party

Dried paint and crusty brushes populate nearly every inch of the worn tarp that’s splayed on the floor of Palo Alto High school senior Katie Look’s cluttered ga...

Cardinal Sushi

When Town and Country closes for the night at 8 p.m., most of Palo Alto begins to settle down for the day to come. However, Cardinal Sushi, a small nook on El C...

James Hogue Gone Rogue

If James Franco is our most famous celebrity alum, and Jeremy Lin is our most famous sports star, surely James Hogue is our most famous con-man.   Noto...

Painting a Picture of the Past

Approximately 18 years ago, while many current Palo Alto High School seniors were in their cradles, the members of the class of 1999 were donning their graduati...

Evolution of Country Music

  Country music, a mix of twangy banjos, harmonicas, fiddles and the occasional heartbroken southern man singing about his tractor dates back to the early 19...